Regional College South Rankings

Regional College South Methodology

These colleges focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. Regional Colleges include Messiah College, High Point University, Taylor University and the California Maritime Academy.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

Tuition and fees:
$23,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,118
Setting:
city
#26 Overall Score: 63 out of 100.

Huntingdon College

Montgomery, AL

Huntingdon College was established in 1854 as a private institution. Huntingdon College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,750 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
436
Setting:
city
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100.

A private institution, Ohio Valley University was founded in 1958. Ohio Valley University offers a Greek system, where 57 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 57 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$18,540 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,552
Setting:
suburban
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100.

University of Mobile has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,552, with a gender distribution of 31.1 percent male students and 68.9 percent female students. At this school, 38 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 62 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,198 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,226 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,427
Setting:
city
#29 Overall Score: 61 out of 100.

Founded in 1967, University of South Carolina--Upstate is a public institution. University of South Carolina--Upstate follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,800 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
553
Setting:
city
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

Aquinas College is a private institution that was founded in 1961.

Tuition and fees:
$24,180 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,110
Setting:
city
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Barton College

Wilson, NC

Barton College was established in 1902 as a private institution. Barton College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,636 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,351
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

A private institution, Mars Hill University was founded in 1856. Mars Hill University offers a Greek system, where 15 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 9 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$14,772 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,215
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

North Greenville University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,215, with a gender distribution of 49.1 percent male students and 50.9 percent female students. At this school, 68 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 32 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$19,790 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,895
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Founded in 1892, Southern Adventist University is a private institution. Southern Adventist University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,042
Setting:
city
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100.

Newberry College

Newberry, SC

Newberry College is a private institution that was founded in 1856. The school has 64 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Newberry College is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$19,440 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
854
Setting:
city
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

Brescia University was established in 1950 as a private institution. Brescia University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,986 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,448
Setting:
suburban
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

A private institution, Southeastern University was founded in 1935.

Tuition and fees:
$19,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
804
Setting:
rural
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls, GA

Toccoa Falls College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 804, with a gender distribution of 48.8 percent male students and 51.2 percent female students. At this school, 75 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 40 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$18,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,706
Setting:
suburban
#39 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

Founded in 1876, Belmont Abbey College is a private institution. Belmont Abbey College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$10,620 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
608
Setting:
rural
#40 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, KY

Alice Lloyd College is a private institution that was founded in 1923. The school has 48.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Alice Lloyd College is 18:1.

Tuition and fees:
$14,410 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,486
Setting:
city
#41 Overall Score: 54 out of 100.

Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL

Bethune-Cookman University was established in 1904 as a private institution. Bethune-Cookman University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,700 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#41 Overall Score: 54 out of 100.

Midway College

Midway, KY

A private institution, Midway College was founded in 1847.

Tuition and fees:
$21,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,106
Setting:
city
#41 Overall Score: 54 out of 100.

Tennessee Wesleyan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,106, with a gender distribution of 36.3 percent male students and 63.7 percent female students. At this school, 30 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$23,820 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#44 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

Founded in 1904, Davis and Elkins College is a private institution. Davis and Elkins College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$28,585 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,510
Setting:
rural
#44 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

Ferrum College is a private institution that was founded in 1913. The school has 57.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Ferrum College is 16:1.

Tuition and fees:
$22,740 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
826
Setting:
rural
#46 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Alderson Broaddus University was established in 1871 as a private institution. Alderson Broaddus University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,002 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,332 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,652
Setting:
rural
#47 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Concord University

Athens, WV

A public institution, Concord University was founded in 1872. Concord University offers a Greek system, where 25 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 20 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$18,230 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,763
Setting:
city
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL

Faulkner University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,763, with a gender distribution of 37.5 percent male students and 62.5 percent female students. At this school, 19 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 81 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$27,122 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC

Founded in 1956, Methodist University is a private institution. Methodist University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$15,412 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,966
Setting:
city
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL

Oakwood University is a private institution that was founded in 1896.

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